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Whole Milk Powder Prices Rising
Thursday, November 04, 2010 (1129 reads)

Bloomberg reports whole milk powder auction prices are 0.9 percent higher than two weeks earlier and increased for the first time in six weeks.

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10.2 Million Pounds of Cheese Export Sales Assisted by CWT
Thursday, November 04, 2010 (1015 reads)

Last week, Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) accepted 11 requests from Dairy Farmers of America and three requests from Darigold for assistance in selling a total of 4,631 metric tons (10.2 million pounds) of Cheddar cheese and Monterey Jack cheese to customers in the Middle East, Asia, and Central America. The product will be delivered October 2010 through April 2011.

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Leaked EU Dairy Reform Proposals Divide Opinion
Thursday, November 04, 2010 (1043 reads)

A  leak of the EU Commission proposals on the future of the dairy sector has split opinion between the processing and farming arms of the industry.

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IDF World Dairy Summit to Focus on Sustainability
Thursday, November 04, 2010 (1063 reads)

Sustainability is set to take center stage at the IDF World Dairy Summit in Auckland, New Zealand, next week. The three day gathering of the world dairy industry will include a conference on the final day dedicated to environmental issues.

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New Dairy Application for PET Container Blow Moulding Process
Thursday, November 04, 2010 (941 reads)

Longer shelf life and more attractive packaging are the benefits claimed for a lightweight foamed polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container blow moulding process applied for the first time to dairy products.

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Saputo Posts 32.8% Profit Increase
Thursday, November 04, 2010 (1041 reads)

Saputo credited higher cheddar cheese prices and a more favorable market for dairy ingredients as it posted a second-quarter profit increase of 32.8%. The company earned 60 cents a share for the period ending Sept. 30, compared with 46 cents a share for the same period a year ago.

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DFA Makes Entree to Ethnic Cheese Market
Tuesday, November 02, 2010 (946 reads)

With the acquisition of a highly respected Hispanic cheese brand, Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) is entering the rapidly growing and diverse ethnic dairy product category. Effective October 29, 2010, DFA has acquired Houston-based Castro Cheese Company, Inc.

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Fonterra Named Agribusiness Exporter of the Year
Tuesday, November 02, 2010 (970 reads)

Fonterra has recently made significant investments in infrastructure and capabilities in order to strengthen the company’s competitive advantage in the global dairy market.

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Demographic Shifts to Determine Food Trends in 2011
Tuesday, November 02, 2010 (984 reads)

An ageing workforce, men shopping for the family, and whether to cater to obesity or counter it. Just three of the food trends likely to affect decision-making in the food industry in 2011, according to Mintel.

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CWT Committee Votes to No Longer Fund Herd Retirements, But Focus on Export Markets
Monday, November 01, 2010 (868 reads)

At the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) annual meeting in Nevada – which manages CWT – CWT’s management committee determined that an export-centered program was the most appropriate course to follow in the future. This means that CWT will no longer fund any herd retirement rounds, through which CWT member farms are paid to reduce their herds. CWT conducted its 10th and final herd retirement this past summer.

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